Individual Giving Co-ordinator (Community)

National Trust
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting and fundamental role to the national community fundraising team. We are growing our community fundraising and this role will support the development of this national programme. The core purpose of the Individual Giving Coordinator is to plan, develop and manage the delivery of key Low Level Giving projects and overseeing the delivery of our on-property Raffle programmes. This role represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated and proactive individual to learn and develop whilst supporting the team to deliver its ambitious targets.

What it's like to work here

We provide the best possible working environment for you throughout the building whilst also promoting and fostering a sociable Heelis community. Do great things for us and we’ll do great things for you and your career.

Heelis is the Central Office for the National Trust; it was named after one of the Trust’s biggest benefactors Mrs William Heelis. There are approximately 500 staff from across the Trust’s directorates based here, including the Executive team and the Director-General.

Heelis was designed to be highly sustainable and has won a number of nationally recognised awards. Designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects in 2005, this architectural gem uses timber from our woodlands and wool from Herdwick sheep grazed on Trust farmlands, to help make Heelis a unique working environment.

What you'll be doing

Responsible for supporting the Low Level giving Programme as part of the Individual Giving team, you’ll oversee the delivery of our on property Raffle programmes acting as the organisational lead across the entire Trust. As part of the Individual Giving team, you’ll work collaboratively across all of supporter development and marketing to deliver personalised supporter communications in a timely and relevant manner.

This is an exciting opportunity and time to join the team, with new projects and marketing systems to develop new ways of generating donations and improving the return on existing ones. You’ll also work closely with supporter data and the Insight team to develop the Trust’s understanding of supporter behaviour and identifying trends.

Who we're looking for

We’d like to hear from you if you are/have:

  • Educated to at least A level
  • Have financial acumen, highly numerate with knowledge data manipulation in Excel
  • Low level fundraising experience
  • Proven understanding of data analysis and reporting
  • Strong inter-personal and influencing skills
  • Able to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders and build cultivating relationships with supporters, preferably within a fundraising context
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

And it will be helpful if you can demonstrate the following experience on your CV/application;

  • Experience in low level fundraising, digital campaigns and strategy development
  • Proven project management experience

The package

£25,935 pa, permanent full time.

Looking after you

  • Health cash plan - from as little as £2.81 per month for you and your dependents
  • Pension contribution match up to 10%
  • EAP and proactive Health and Wellbeing
  • Discounted gym membership

Looking after your career

  • Grow your career through professional training courses across the Trust
  • Develop your skills with an internal secondment
  • Pay review linked to values and behaviours, commitment to progression
  • Income protection due to illness

Unique to Us

  • Work in some of the most beautiful, iconic and unique locations in the UK
  • Free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • 20% off in our retail and catering outlets
  • Discount up to 35% off a National Trust holiday cottage booking